2 volumes, complete. With two ownership private bookplates, including one for John C. Eckel. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Letters Of Robert Louis Stevenson To His...
Publisher: Methuen & Company
Publication Date: 1899
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Methuen & Company, London, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Ninth Edition. Inner Hinge Cracking; 2 volumes, complete. Seller Inventory # 185982
Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, New York, 1901. Decorative Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Early Printing. 2 vols. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, vol. 1: xliii + 443 pages, vol. 2: xiii + 463, red cloth; gilt titles and top edge; frontispieces of author. A very good, clean, neat hardcover first edition with light shelf wear and rubbing at the edges; hinges and bindings solid, paper cream white. Seller Inventory # 13537
Book Description Methuen, London, 1909. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. xliv, 375; xiii, 395, 40 ads pages; Former owner's bookplate in each volume (Elspeth Champ Communal), clean and tight in the original gray cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spine. Elspeth Champcommunal was a noted fashion designer and the first editor of Vogue Magazine in Britain (1916-1922). Champcommunal became a house designer with the House of Worth in 1936 and was a member of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers. She was also the long time companion of Jane Heap, who was co-editor (with Margaret Anderson) of The Little Review, pupil of Gurdjieff and teacher of the all women Gurdjieff group in London known as The Rope. Seller Inventory # 40672
Book Description Methuen, 1899, 1900, London, 1899. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Volume one is the first edtiion; volume two is the second edition. Both volumes are very good in original dark red cloth with paper spine labels. Light rubbing at the extremities and some fading to volume two. Henry James essay, "The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson," concludes the first volume. Tipped on to the fine black blank pages of volume one is the essay "The Real Stevenson." Additional spine labels are tipped in. Previous name appears on the rectos of the rear endpapers. Seller Inventory # b20765